We told you that big news was forthcoming from
Alfonso Cuarón, the much-acclaimed director
of movies like Gravity
and Children of Men.
We can now reveal that his next film, called Roma,
is scheduled to be released in theaters, as well as
streaming on Netflix, on December 14 this year.
It had its world premiere at the Venice Film
Festival on August 30 and will show at the Toronto
International Film Festival on September 10 and
the New York Film Festival on October 5.
On review aggregator Rotten
Tomatoes, Roma holds
an approval rating of 96 per cent based on 23 reviews,
with an average rating of 8.9/10. On Metacritic, the
film has a weighted average score of 96 out of 100,
based on 13 critics, indicating "universal acclaim".
got to do with Christie? Watch the movie and you will
be very pleased with the soundtrack!
See the trailer
Another great collection of UK beat music from
the 60s has been released by the same team which brought
Night Comes Down, which featured Just
One More Chance.
draws heavily from the vaults of Pye Records and sister
label Piccadilly, and focuses on the scenes
later gems from 1965/66, which were often musically
superior to those earlier works.
The six-CD box set offers around 180
tracks in chronological order from the mid-1960s,
and includes many of the eras biggest names
such as The Kinks, The Moody Blues, The Searchers,
Marmalade and The Tremeloes.
The Outer Limits are represented by the
Day Now and its killer riff.
A hefty booklet boasts band-by-band histories
and details of each recording.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO JEFF CHRISTIE!
Let's all drink a toast to the man who's given us
so much pleasure all these years, and hopefully for
many more years to come! And what's Jeff's favourite
celebratory drink? Click the pic to find out!
48 years ago today, Yellow River
topped the UK charts and stayed there for three weeks.
In the months to follow, the song would also be No
1 in 25 other countries!
Christie fans come from all over the world. Here
Jeff responds to mail from Taiwan, Israel,
Canada and Belgium! If you have a question, send
it in and Jeff will do his best to reply.
Wishing everyone a happy and peaceful Easter break!
Alfonso Cuarón is a renowned movie director
who has been named among the 100 most influential
people in the world. His movie credits include Children
of Men, Pan's Labyrinth, Harry Potter and the Prisoner
of Azkaban, and his most acclaimed work, Gravity,
which won seven Academy Awards. What's his connection
with Jeff Christie? Stay tuned!
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of his popular
radio program All The Beginnings,
broadcast on the Israeli radio network G & B,
presenter Eli Lapid got together a host of famous
locals, singers, composers and musical artists from
his country and abroad to record a commemorative album.
The first song presented to the public was a version
of Yellow River, with
lyrics rewritten by acclaimed Israeli performer Danny
Sanderson. Jeff himself featured in a publicity spot
to wish Eli well with his project.